This topic addresses the foundational works regarded as holy scripture within the Bahá’í Faith. These are primarily the writings of Bahá'u'lláh, the Prophet-Founder, which encompass books, tablets, and prayers that outline the spiritual and moral framework of the faith.
Bahá'u'lláh's writings encompass the unity of humanity, the oneness of religion, the harmony of science and religion, social and economic justice, and the need for a universal auxiliary language. They offer a vision for a spiritually and ethically rejuvenated world.
Bahá'ís regard Bahá'u'lláh's writings as the revealed Word of God, possessing an unparalleled potency and spiritual authority, forming the bedrock of Bahá’í beliefs, laws, and practices.
The Kitáb-i-Aqdas, known as the Most Holy Book, is Bahá'u'lláh's book of laws, serving as the charter for the future world civilization envisaged by Him. It sets forth a framework for Bahá’í administration and moral principles.
Bahá'u'lláh's prayers provide words to articulate the deepest yearnings of the soul, fostering a profound connection with the Divine and drawing individuals towards moral excellence and service.
The Kitáb-i-Íqán, or the Book of Certitude, articulates the conceptual framework of the Bahá’í Faith, addressing the nature of revelation, interpretation of scriptures, and progressive revelation. It’s a key guide for understanding prophetic fulfillment and spiritual truth.
Bahá'ís incorporate the study of Bahá'u'lláh's writings in daily devotions and reflection sessions, drawing guidance for personal conduct and deepening their understanding of spiritual principles.
Bahá'u'lláh's writings inspire collective efforts towards unity, understanding, and the betterment of society. They provide the blueprint for building vibrant communities based on principles of love, justice, and inclusivity.
Bahá'u'lláh's writings address universal peace as an essential outcome of the spiritual maturation of humanity. They delineate principles such as collective security, disarmament, and international governance as foundations for lasting peace.